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Bail conditions set in obstruction case against former BlueScope exec
White Collar November 5, 2019 3:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bail conditions have been set for a former BlueScope Steel executive charged with obstructing an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission criminal cartel probe into the […]

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ACCC’s cartel case against BlueScope years in the making, court told
Cameron Moore November 1, 2019 11:13 pm By Christine Caulfield

The competition regulator has been probing alleged cartel conduct by steel giant BlueScope for a number of years, counsel for the company told a court […]

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Future personal injury claims may be barred in PFAS class actions, court warns
Australian Government Solicitor November 1, 2019 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has expressed concerns about whether group members in three class actions against the Commonwealth over allegedly toxic firefighting foam will be […]

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Training college Unique cops $4M penalty in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection October 31, 2019 2:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

Unique International College has been slapped with a $4.165 million penalty after a court found the defunct vocational trainer engaged in unconscionable conduct in enrolling […]

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ACCC wants stay of Garuda appeal as airline refuses to pay $19M fine
Appeals October 29, 2019 8:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking a stay of an appeal by PT Garuda Indonesia while the airline’s $19 million fine May for […]

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Federal Court judge to go on cross-country tour for toxic foam class actions
Class Actions October 25, 2019 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

Federal Court Justice Michael Lee is set to go out in the field on a nationwide tour to personally inspect the military bases and surrounding […]

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Crown Resorts, ATO settle $396M dispute over botched US expansion
Tax October 17, 2019 9:15 pm By Miklos Bolza

Crown Resorts has settled its feud with the Australian Taxation Office over a $396 million tax bill stemming from the acquisition of Las Vegas-based Cannery […]

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Judge ‘outraged’ by terms of ACCC’s $75M dieselgate settlement with VW
Competition & Consumer Protection October 16, 2019 8:41 pm By Amelia Birnie

A judge is considering whether he can increase a record $75 million civil penalty settlement reached by Volkswagen and the ACCC over the dieselgate scandal, […]

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ANZ says ASIC overreaching in case over ‘periodical payment’ fees
Financial Services October 15, 2019 9:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

ANZ has rejected allegations by the financial regulator that $35 million in fees charged to customers for periodical payments between accounts was unlawful, saying the […]

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Election challengers subpoena ABC for Josh Frydenberg interview in front of Chinese posters
ABC October 11, 2019 9:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Two petitioners challenging the election of Treasurer Josh Frydenberg and embattled Liberal MP Gladys Liu have subpoenaed the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Sky News for […]

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